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PEACe Members' Profile


The Paediatrics Ethics and Advocacy Committee (PEACe) operates within the Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute (KTP-NUCMI). Comprising academic staff from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM), as well as clinical and nursing staff from KTP-NUCMI, PEACe is part of the NUHS, an integrated academic health system with regional and national health responsibilities. Learn more about PEACehere. 

Associate Professor Roy Joseph

Emeritus Professor Roy Joseph 


Emeritus Professor Roy Joseph, at the Department of Paediatrics at NUS Medicine and an Emeritus Consultant in the Department of Neonatology at NUH, has research interests in clinical ethics, newborn screening and outcomes of neonatal intensive care. He also focuses on the teaching of ethics and professionalism. Chairing both the National Medical Ethics Committee and the NUH's Bioethics Committee, E/Prof Joseph directs KTP-NUCMI’s Paediatric Ethics and Advocacy Center (PEACe) and practises as a neonatologist. 

Click here to read more about E/Prof Joseph. 

Dr Agnihotri Biswas
Dr Agnihotri Biswas

A Consultant at NUH’s Department of Neonatology, Dr Agnihotri Biswas is involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. His research includes basic science (haemodynamics) and clinical trials (neonatal nutrition), with a keen interest in paediatric ethics, especially in areas of borderline viability, end-of-life care and neonatal research. 

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Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar
Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar
MBBS (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), MMed (Paediatrics), FAMS

A Consultant at NUH’s Department of Paediatrics, Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar specialises in Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics. She is an advocate for children with special needs and is actively involved in research focused on their developmental outcomes. Her special interest in paediatric ethics lies in end-of-life decision-making, including the forgoing of life-sustaining interventions. 

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Dr Cindy Ho Wei Li
Dr Cindy Ho Wei Li
MBBS(Hons), MRCPCH(UK), MMed(Paed)(Singapore)

As a Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology at NUH’s Department of Paediatrics at NUH, Dr Cindy Ho focuses on the ethical issues surrounding disorders of sex development, gender of rearing, gender identity and fertility preservation. Her expertise also includes the impact of religious or family beliefs on the medical care of children. 

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Dr Michelle Tan Li Nien
Dr Michelle Tan Li Nien
MBBS (S'pore), MRCPCH, MMed Paediatrics (S'pore)

Dr Michelle Tan, a Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NUH’s Department of Paediatrics, has a special interest in the ethics of organ transplantation in children. 

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Dr Teresa Tan
Dr Teresa Tan
MBBS (UK), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), BSc (UK)

Specialising in Paediatrics and Palliative Care, Dr Teresa Tan is a Consultant at NUH’s Department of Paediatrics. She is an advocate for vulnerable children, including those with chronic and life-limiting illnesses. Her special interest in Paediatric Ethics includes end-of-life decision making and considerations of best interest, futility and quality of life. 

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